Federal Taxes add $64 to a $300 airline ticket, a tax of 21%. These taxes and fees include:the federal ticket tax, flight segment fees, airport passenger facility charges (PFCs) and a federal security surcharge. The airlines claim the total of these charges amount to virtually punitive treatment of the industry. This guy thinks they should shut up, and stop complaining.Read more »
"We've gotten to the point where we are afraid of our government, afraid of what it can do to us. It's time somebody stood up and pointed the finger!"Read more »
That pesky internet has replaced dead tree media as the primary source of news for Americans, likely because it's a) superior and b) forces corporate and political propagandists to compete with the truth. Uh oh! Here comes government to the rescue...Read more »
Seriously? This is just ridiculous. Hard to believe they are going straight out like this.Read more »
237 Years of Hating Taxes
How we've created and resisted taxation since the nation was born.
At at a DNC fundraiser in Miami Thursday night, President Obama admitted to his supporters that the anti-tax rallies "amused" him. "So I've been a little amused over the last couple of days where people have been having these rallies about taxes. You would think they would be saying thank you."Read more »
States that put a "sin" tax on soda pop products, have found that child obesity rates haven't changed; at all.
Looks like they'll just have to make the tax higher. Turns out, taxes don't automatically change behavior.
Internet sellers who don't report their sales will no longer be under the radar. Starting next year, any bank or other payment settlement company that processes credit cards, debit cards, and electronic payments such as PayPal will have to issue information returns telling the IRS what merchants receive. The new returns are Form 1099-K, Merchant Card and Third-Party Payments.Read more »
DENVER — Amazon.com Inc. cut ties Monday with Colorado online businesses that help it sell products because of a new state law aimed at getting out-of-state, online retailers to collect sales tax.Read more »
"Apparently, the town of Tracy, California (a bit east of the Bay Area) has decided to turn 911 emergency calls into a profit center."Read more »
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